January 6, 2012 Weekly Times Now by Emma Field
MELBOURNE’S Queen Victoria market has been named best for organic fruit and vegetables.
For the first time the award was decided by a popular vote on social networking website Facebook.
Award organiser and Centre for Organic Resources Enterprise chairman Eric Love said a popular vote was introduced because it was important customers – who drove sales – had their say.
Eric said the awards, in their fourth year, were designed to showcase the best organic traders, including retail and online.
“(The) awards are about stimulating demand for organic food and to give farmers confidence the market is a sustainable one,” Eric said.
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